About your Search

20100901
20100930
STATION
WRC (NBC) 24
KNTV (NBC) 1
WBAL (NBC) 1
LANGUAGE
English 26
Search Results 0 to 25 of about 26 (some duplicates have been removed)
it comes to taste and nutrition. liz crenshaw has the frozen facts on some of your favorite cold desserts. >> i thought my husband was crazy six years ago. he had this crazy idea of opening a gelatto store. >> this couple had no idea their gelatto shop would be such a hit here in d.c. it has grown 700% in the last six years. >> we are so proud of what we make. it is not about the money. it is about making a difference. >> reporter: their gelatto is so popular because it is made by hand in this tiny kitchen tucked underneath their georgetown store. they use local ingredients. when it comes to whipping up blackberries and cream and sicillian pistachio, what makes this different from a scoop of ice cream or a cup of frozen yogurt? we went to a chef for some answers. >> gelatto is a little bit lower in fat than regular ice cream. it is spun at a lower rate of speed so there is less what we call overrun in there. the air. >> reporter: less air means creamier and denser. ice cream by law is required to have 10% fat is made with cream and sugar and is spun faster than gelatto so there is more ai
by takg liz crenshaw's energy quiz. >>> and lindsay czarniak takes former wizards' star, ron butler, to one of her favorite lunch spots. her mom'souse. any vacation we want? with our chase ultimateewards we can go anywhere. how about snorling? how about camping? anywhere. welcome to ultimate rewards. maybe skiing? the rewards ogram that lets you go anywhere... let's go there. anytime. no black outs. no restrictions on airfare and hotels. ultimate rewards is available on chaseredit, debit and business cards. chase what matters. >>> driveners alexandria won't need to dig for change to fund the parking meter. are coming to old town and they'll take credit cards. drirs will also pay more for parking. the city council's approved the 75 cent rate increase. it means drivers will pay $1.75 per hour to park >>> well, we know saving energy is good for the environment, but it's of course also good for your wallet. and you may not realize that some things aound your home are eating up more energy and money than you realize. liz crenshaw has a quiz from savingadvice.com that may help cut down yo
by taking liz crenshaw's energy quiz. >>> and lindsay czarniak takes former wizards' star, caron butler, to one of her favorite lunch spots. her mom's house. >>> driveners alexandria won't need to dig for change to fund the parking meter. are coming to oldown and they'll take credit cards. drivers will also pay more for parking. the city council's approved the 75 cent rate increase. it mea drivers will pay $1.75 per hour tpark. >>> well, we know saving energy is good for the environment, but it's of course also good for your wallet. and you may not rlize that some thgs around your home are eating up more energy and money than you realize. liz crenshaw has a quiz from savingadvice.com that may help cut down your power bill. >>> ♪ >> reporter: if the television is on an average of seven hours a day, how much does it cost to run that tv every month? any idea, $12.50, how much a month. >> $17.50. >> reporter: th answer is $17.50 a month. here's the next question, what is the family's largest hot water expense? is it doing laundry? doing dishes? bathing? or watering the garden? what's your
? liz crenshaw will answer that question and aew3q what's up ? ugh. my feet are killin' me. you should get some custom fit orthotics. dr. scholl's custom fit orthotic center. it recommends the custom fit orthotic that's best for your feet. and footcare scientists are behind it. you'll get immediate comfort... ... and, you could save a couple hundred bucks. for lotions see drscholls.com >>> veroni is back with more on the tropical storms. >> we have a trio out there. one that just made landfall around mexico just near ver amp cruz. one just mexico of there. take a look at the huge waves coming in. the forecast on waves is eight to 15-foot waves off the coast. the storm system came in with 100-mile-per-hour winds. they're expected to see excessive rainfall of five to eight inches between attempt pico and down through vera cruz in mexico. this being its second landfall with the system. meanwhile as in, very, very busy in the tropics. not only do we have karl that you see there but we have igor. then we've got julia, too. th last time that we've seen so many storms brewing in the tropics w
about the levels of radiation. liz crenshaw has a special report, next. >>> a robber left behind a trail that led the police right to him. >>> plus, warmer temperatures chevy chase bank is becoming capital one bank. with the most locations in the dc area, we figured they could use our help. ♪ down a bit. too much. [ crowd cheering ] [ grunts ] [ garth ] capital one bank. now with the most branche and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? >>> ever since cell phones became a necessity and not a novelty, there have been confcting opinions on whether the radiationhey emit is harmful. >> now there's a cityon th west coast that nts reil stores to post the amount of radiation generated by the phone that they sell. liz crenshaw with more on this. >> most people have no idea their cell phone has a special number. no, i'm no talking about your phone number. this is a number that measures how much radiation your phone emits. san francisco wants consumers to kno that number before they buy the phone. which raises the questions, what's the number mean? and do i need to worry about it? >> i ki
check that cell phone bill. scammers are using an old trick but in a new way. nbc's liz crenshaw shows us how it works and what to look for on your bill. >> $19.95 you tend not to notice it. >> reporter: but it adds up click. he linked the mystery charges to a popular website where he said pop-up ads surface. >> you're trying to click off the darn thing and by clicking off, you're agreeing to something. >> reporter: he did not know he joined some type of subscription or membership. the charges are known as bill cramming. small unauthorized charges that appear on his statement once a month. it's more common than consumers think. >> talk to you later. >> reporter: bruce operates his own business out of his home, he noticed an unexplained $35.12 charge on his phone bill. >> i opened it up, i start making phone calls, i said, we're not paying this. they claim i signed up for some type of web service. >> reporter: when you reached this company, it said somebody in your company signed up for this? >> yes. >> reporter: could somebody in your company have signed up for this? >> not in my compa
that some things around your home are eating up more energy and money than you ealize. liz crenshaw has a quiz from savingadvice.com that may help cut down your power bill. >>> ♪ >> reporter: if the television is on an average of seven hours a day, how much does it cost to run that tv every month? any idea, $12.50, how much a month. >> $17.50. >> porter: the answer is $17.50 a month. here's the next question, what is the family's laest hot water expense? is it doing laundry? doing dishes? bathing? or watering the garden? what's your largest hot water expense? >> bathing. >> reporter: for most households bathing is the single largest use for hot water. now your next question. you have a refrigerator at home, i presume. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: how about this, each additional refrigerator or freezer that you own adds how much to your energy bill every year? $48 to $ 4, $ 4 to $180, $180 to $240 or $240 to $350? w much more money does an additional freezer or fridge add your house. >> i think $48 to $84. >> right. >> reporter: actually it's $ 4 to $184 every year. i second freezer or frid
the new debate. >>> i'm liz crenshaw. why is diesel fall more expensive than regular gas. that's the question. the answer is coming up. >>> and a world renowned photographer spent two years capturing endangered animals and you can see his work without ever stepping inside you could switch for great gas mileage or seats that flip and fold with one hand. you could switch for up to 600 highway miles on a single tank of gas. or the hundred-thousand mile powertrain warranty. over a thousand people a day are switching to chevy. they're not just trading in, they're trading up. qualified lessees can get low mileage lease on this 2011 malibu ls for around one ninety-nine a month. call for details. the switch to chevy starts at chevydealer.com. >>> why is diesel fuel more expensive than regular gas? what is the safest way to get rid of old medication? what is the best time of year to buy furniture and appliances? liz crenshaw is here to answer all of your questions on this friday. >> hi there. it is true. diesel is more. the first question comes from bobby in spotsylvania county, virgini
. >>> i'm liz crenshaw, back to school means packing the school lunches. way to keep your child's food ♪ [ male announcer ] new inventory. ♪ new equipment. new trucks. new hires. ♪ new space. ♪ new markets. achievement seizes new opportunity. go to pnc.com/businessloans to see how we can help your cash flow situation. pnc. for the achiever in us all. >>> labor day behind us but will the car deals last? >>> it is time to pack school lunches. what is the best way to keep that food safe? >>> what are the latest freebies we can take advantage of. liz crenshaw knows and she is sharing. >>> the summer is considered one of the best times to find a great car deal, you could see labor day sales stick around. this is the time of year dealerships are trying to sell off this year's models to make room for the 2011 models. dealers and manufactures are pushing incentives. cars.com say unlike late autumn, many models are still available now. cars dom compiled a list of the labor day deals that analysts say you may see through the end of december. you can find that list through our website nbc
. >>> i'm liz crenshaw. bargain buys. are they safe? find out why safety experts wa against counterfeit electrical items. coming up. equals chi's $20 dinner for two. like our famous texas cheese fries. then choose two freshly prepared entrees from 14 chili's vorites, like our chicken crispers with new sweet & smoky sauce, our new slow-smoked honey chipotle baby back ribs, or grilled all-wte meat chicken fajitas served ovea bed of sizzling peppers and onions. grab a friend and get one appetizer plus two entrees with chili's $20 dinne. >>> this was 65. not the temperature but theroll that we're on. >> that's right. we're still working a record here. >> we're trying really hard to break this record. the record is 67 days at 90 degrees or better. tomorrow wille 66. >> we need one more day. >> all we need is -- i don't think we're going to get there. let show you what's haening outside. first offering with do have some showers out there, as a matter of fact. maybe even a little rumble of thunder. parts of alexandria. temperature in the lower 90s. across much of the area we'll see some warm w
convenience. the local city making major chings to its parkingeters. >>> i'm liz crenshaw. hate dropped cell phone calls? find out which wireless carrier scored best ad which scored worst in our region. >>> which cell phone carrier has the best service in our area? >> is a 3,000 mile oil change rule really a myth? liz crenshaw is here with details on these stories. >> we begin with used car sales, the recession has csed used car prices to sore. with new car sales down, there are fewe late model trade-ins and that affects supply and demand. dealers are keeping older vehicles on their lots, rather than sending them to auction. when drivers keep cars longer rather than trading them in, dealers must pay top dollar for used car inventory. speaking of keeping your used car running smthly, how far should you drive before changing the oil in your car? break that habit of every 3,000 miles. it's a myth and ss because of technological advances, an average car's interest val is aroundp 7,800 miles now. the porsche can go 20,000 miles before an oil change. service centers and deers use the 3,000 mile ch
they are. >> i'm liz crenshaw. continuing our education nation coverage, school bus safety. what sdents, parents and drivers need to know is coming up. male announcer ] looking for a complete picture of your money? meet pnc virtual wallet. it comes with a money bar that shows what's scheduled to go out, what you've put aside... and how much you really have available, right now to spend on the things you want. and you can free up money with a simple slide. it's built to help make your financial life a whole lot easier. experience everything virtual wallet has to offer at pncvirtualwallet.com. pnc. for the achiever in us a. >> announcer: you're watching news 4 at 5:00. >> the education nation summit takes place in new york city this week. it's education nation week here on nbc. >> school bus safety, how to gain homework success and what to ask during parent teacher conferences. liz crenshaw is here totell us what you need to know. >> reporter: we begin with school bus safety. about 23 million students nationwide rely on school buses and every year children are killed or severely injured i
history. >>> feigned out what had people lining up around the building. >>> i'm liz crenshaw. who is in charge of naming hurricanes? that's the question. >>> why is so much apple juice imported from china? does homeowner's insurance cover flooding during a water main break? and who name the hurricanes anyway? liz crenshaw is here with the answers. our first question come from a viewer who is concerned that am juice being imported from outside the united states. this amazes me. she said she's been noticing most major brands of apple juice made in china shelf want to know why so much juice is being imported and if it is safe for her children to be drinking it. especially when we have so many apples in this country. >> we did ask the u.s. department of agriculture. it said in 2009 alone, nearly 80% of all apple juice imported to the u.s. came from china. and that china produces half of all the apples worldwide. and that high volume means lower cost. the usda says not to worry, there have been no major worries with imported apple juice imported from china. >> our next question from ad
a television or an extra frig? >> a good question. liz crenshaw has another liz quiz ready to go. get out your pen and paper. she has some answers. >> you too, all right? >> i'm ready. >> saving energy means saving money and some thing around your home are burning more of both than others. this quiz from saving advice.com may help you make costly cuts and save energy. here's question number one. >> if the television is on an average of seven hours a derray how much doubted it costs? >> $17.50. >> it's not that much. the answer is $7.50 a month. one of the cheapest forms of entertainment. their next question. what is a family's largest hot water expense? is it doing laundry? doing dishes? bathing or watering the garden? what is your largest hot water expense? >> bathing. >> for most house holes, bathing is the single largest use for hot water. now your next question. you have a refrigerator at home, i presume. how about this? each additional refrigerator or freezer that you own adds how much to your energy bill every year. $48 to $84? how much more money does an additional frig or freezer add?
home. liz crenshaw is here with some advice for us. >> jim it's days li today that make you wonder what is your insurance going to cover? so we talked to the insurance information and it did give us answers. >> if our home is damaged, will it be covered? >> this kind of thing, there is not a straight answer for this kind of question. at you need to understand is how insurance companies classify damage. if the water comes from the sky, rain leaking in your roof, essentially if it comes from the top down, it's cored. the damage from that kind of water is covered by your simple homeowners insurance. if the water, though, comes from the ground up, like a swollen creek rises or the rain pools and seeps in to your basement, thatis not, it is not covered. insurance companies typically consider this floodwater and flooding is neve covered under a normal homeowners policy. you actually have to buy federal flood insurance to have that kind of floodwater covered. >> so below or above, the distinction. >> from the top down, you're okay. bottom up, it's considered flood damage. >> interesting. next
on the grill? just when you thought you have thrown everything on it, this labor day, try grilling pizza. liz crenshaw shows us the trick of the trade. >> we're here today with tony. welcome back. >> it's great to be back. >> tony has tricks of the trade for grilling pizza. where do we start? >> we'll start with the dough. start with fresh dough or premade like boboli. but the trick is to brush it with oil and place it top side down. oil it first and then place it on the grill top side down. next is to saute them first. >> why? >> pizzas cook so fast on the grill they don't have time to soften. >> got it. okay. our first pizza is an italian style white pizza. >> use pesto as your base. >> so we cover as much of the crust as we can with the pesto. >> right. >> so our next layer is fresh tomato. >> and the trick is to cut the tomato as thinly as possible. use fresh mozzarella and fresh basil. >> tony, you called this one your zesty pizza. >> yes. . and the trick is i'm using barbecue sauce for my base. >> and the layer of chicken. >> the trick is to use a precooked chicken. >> why is that? >> i
, with the word natural. it popped up all over store shelves. >> is the word natural misleading? liz crenshaw is here to tell us what is being done to help define natural. >> reporter: thousands of produs are vying for your trust when it come to claiming natural ingredients. so who oversees the labeling and what are you really paying for when you think you're buying natural cleaning products? natural, pure. >> some of it is just a higher price. sometime it is that much better. >> i would pay extra for it, definitely. >> reporter: does the word natural attract you a product for any reason? >> definitely. >> reporter: why would you be attracted to it? >> it doesn't have additives. >> reporter: are you sure? what does natural mean? just about anything, because in cleaning products, the word is not defined. not regulated. >> anyone can really use the word in matial of marketing. granted, it is supposed to be truthful and not misleading. >> reporter: so the natural products assoation decided to clean up the natural cleaning aisle by writing its own definition. th nonprofit served as a third party
retail stores to post the amount of radiation again rated by the phones they sell. liz crenshaw joins us now with more on her exclusive story. most people have no idea that their cell phone has a special number. no, i'm not talking about your phone number. this is a number that measures how much radiation your phone emits. san francisco wants consumers to know that number before they buy a phone, which raises the uestion, what's the number mean, and do i need to worry about it? >> i tend to get some anxiety when my cell phone is taken away from me. >> we're a cell phone addicted society. >> i do text a lot at work, i wish i could stop, it's hard. >> we spend hours on our phone, texting, e-mailing, teting. most experts agree, there is no conclusive evidence that cell phones are dangerous to our health. cell phones do emit radiation. >> the cell phone radiates energy in the form of an electromagnetic wes. >> reporter: cell phones emit the same kind of radiation that your microwave oven uses to cook food. what comes out of your cell phone is much less powerful than a microwave. >> a cell ph
a mystery charge on your bill. >> they're popping up on phone bills, credit cards, bank sttements. liz crenshaw will tell us how this happen and h we can stop it. >> it is called bill cramming. recently we've received an influx of e-mail complaints from viewer wanting to know why they're seeing these false charges. people are being charged and get nothing in return. and it is happening every day. >> 1995. you tend not to notice it. >> reporter: it adds up quick. he said he discovered at left a six months worth of 19.95 on his bank statement. he linked the mystery charges to a popular website where he said po-up ads surfaced. >> you're trying to click off the darn thing. by virtue of clicking off, you're agreeing to something. >> reporter: he did not know he joined some type of subscription or membership. the charges are known as bill cramming. small, uuthorized charges that appear on his statement once a month. and it's more common than consumers think. >> talk to you later. bye-bye. >> reporter: bruce operates his own business out of his home. he noticed an unexplained $35.12 on his p
to sit out a while longer if they suffer a concussion. >>> i'm liz crenshaw. why you may not be able tell the difference between enhanced salmon and the real thing. >>> and tired of sitting in traffic and waiting for metro? aew way to get arou >>> heads up if you're heading to tyson's corner. crews closed another ramp at leesburg road and dulles pike. the new exit from route 123 will divert traffic from frontage road south of international drive. from there y can access leesburg pike. the new pattern will stay in effect until the end of the year. >>> on two wheel getting around town got a bit easier. starting today you can rent bicycle in the district at arlington. >> it is part of the capital bike share program. traceeilkins has more on how this woks. >> reporter: beginning today, a new form transportation norfolk in the washington area who are looking for a quick trip and a little exercise. capital bike share is an expansion o d.c.'s smart bike program with a few differences, including folks to ride over into arlington if they ike. the capital bike share is the largest bikeshare p
you thought you've thrown everything on the grill, this labor day weekend try grilling pizza. liz crenshaw is here to show us what that is all about. >> change it up. the third and final summer holiday. theÑi grill is the perfect plac. we show you how to make it delicious. >> welcome back. >> great to be back. >> tony has tricks of the trade for grilling pizza. where do we start? >> let's start with the dough. you can either use a fresh dough or a premade dough like a boboli. the trick is to brush it with oil and then face it top side down. the same with the fresco. oil it first and then top side down. saute them ahead of time. the pizza cooks so fast on the grill, they don't have time. >> okay. our first beats is an italian style. ? use pesto as the base. we cover as much as we can with the pesto. our next layer is fresh tomato. the trick is to cut them as thinly as possible. the next trip is to use fresh mozzarella and fresh basil. >> tony, you call this one your zesty pizza. >> yes. the trick is, i'm using barbecue sauce for my base instead of tomato sauce. >> now a layer of c
announced today it's buying rival discount competitor air-tran. liz crenshaw is here with what it all means for local travelers. this is ambiguobik news for fly >> the airlines kept it quiet. southwest will acquire air-tra for $1.4 billion. the sale will bring southwest to reagan national airport where air-tran serves currently. it will offer 11 daily flights from reagan national. the sale will increase southwest's presence at dulles and the deal will put southwest into atlanta, the busiest hub in the nation. bwi is the closest hub to us that southwest serves. though they are known for affordable rates industry experts say you may not get the deals y expect in the future. air-tran out of the discount carrier mix does mean there is less competition. soit's a good news/bad news thing. >> so we can plan on playing more to fly southwest? >> jetblue is another disunt carrier. it flies from dulles and reagan, but by combininging the two airlines there could be a question of whetr the fares go up. >> wh about baggage fees, liz? we know air-tran charges. southwest gives us a break. >> southwest say
markeng campaign to convince kids to eat their fruits and veggies. experts say it works. >>> i'm liz crenshaw. busted by backpacks. overloaded backpacks are weighing kids down and causing pain. what parents and stunts need to know. >>> kids carry a heavy load these days and an overloaded backpacks are no exception. >> they are weighing kids down. doctors and parents are concerned about just how much kids are carrying. liz kren saw shaw joins us with more. >> reporter: children carry the weightf the world on their shoulders and much more. textbooks, notebook, lunches, musical instruments, they all weigh more than you think. and it's sendingyoung students to emergency rooms and doctors' offices across the country. >> it weighs down my back. like makes an arch. >> reporter: overloadd backpacks are weighing down some of today's youngest students. like most middle schooler, 11-year-old ross mortson carries a backpack to and from school every day. >> it's a relief to take it off. >> i'm thinking it couldn't be good for his back and his gomtd. >> reporter: while doctors say there's no evide
for when you buy natural cleaning products? liz crenshaw has more. >> "natural," "pure." sometimes it is better. >> does the word "natural" attract you to a product for any reason? >> definitely. >> why? >> because it doesn't have additives. it is not something people are adding chemicals to. >> really? are you sure? just about anything. in cleaning products the word is not defined, not regulated. >> anyone can use the word in terms of marketing. granted, it is supposed to be truthful and not misleading. >> so the natural products association tried to clean up the natural aisle by writing its own definition. the nonprofit n.p.a. has set strict standards. if a prukt meets those standards, it gets a special seal consumers can clearly see. >> we want to make sure it has meaning, so we want to make sure it has a standard behind it to back that up. >> to earn the seal, 95% of the product must contain natural ingredients, excluding water. they cannot contain ingredients with a potential health risk. and it prohibits additional animal testing beyond regular ti requirements. finally, the p
Search Results 0 to 25 of about 26 (some duplicates have been removed)